Making Changes in Your Personal Life

Making changes in your personal life can be a tough process. Change starts with a thought. It cannot begin without one. However, what we think and dream is not always what those around us choose to envision for us.

Why do I bring this up? Because I know first hand that when people try to make changes there are often nay-sayers hanging around. There will always be people expressing their negative responses as reasons why you can't do something that you dream. BUT this is never a reason to not try!

Here are some questions to ask yourself-- and hold dearly to!!! :

What is my new goal?

Why do I want this?

How will it alter my life for the better?

How will it benefit those around me?

How will I become a better person through this change?

Is that a result I desire?

Is this goal attainable?

Is this goal reasonable?

How can this goal be broken down into tiny steps?

Can I accomplish the first of these steps?

Is that a reasonable thing to choose to do?

Am I hurting anyone in this process (directly or indirectly)?

You never need to turn the power of your life over to another human being. You are created to be a unique individual. You were not put here to fulfill anyone else's plans, dreams, or goals. No one has the right to design your life - unless you turn over and abdicate your own power to another person.

Dare to dream.

Risk to follow the dream.

And find your true authentic self along the way.

Until next time - all the best,

Kate

About The Author

Kate Hufstetler is a well established business & personal coach who has helped many individuals like yourself to beat "the blues" and gain control over their lives. Her clients come from both the United States and overseas. She offers coaching services via email and phone consultations at flexible timing and financing to meet your every need. Through personal, business, spiritual mentorship, she could help you too! Please visit for available packages within your range: http://www.comedreamwithme.com/start_today.html

Kate@comedreamwithme.com

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